Public Hearing notice: Okanogan County Transit Authority/TranGO will hold a public hearing on the Transit Development Plan on August 17, 2022, at 8:30 a.m., during an OCTA Regular Board Meeting held at 303 2nd Ave S, Suite A, Okanogan, WA 98840 as well as available virtually on Zoom.

DRAFT – Transit Development Plan 2022-2027

 

*Omak/Okanogan Route Change*

Effective Friday, July 1, 2022, the Omak/Okanogan bus will be changing their southbound route:

After leaving the Omak Clinic area, the bus will travel west on Shumway Rd.

-The bus will turn left on Robinson Canyon Rd. and travel by the Meadow Point Apartments and North Elementary School.

-The bus will turn right on Riverside Drive and travel towards downtown Omak.

-The bus will turn right on Bartlett St. (near AT&T).

-The bus will turn left on Ash St. and travel south until 4th St.

-The bus will turn right on 4th St. and travel down Okoma Drive.

-The bus will turn right on 6th St. (across from Log Cabin Laundromat) and stop by Mid Valley Medical Group Clinic (6th St. and Jasmine).

-The bus will then turn left on Jasmine St. and head towards Mid Valley Hospital, where it assumes it’s normal run.

At this time, there are no designated pick-up/drop-off locations on the southbound route from Robinson Canyon to 4th St. If the bus is able to pull off the road safely, please wave down the driver for pick-up and let the driver know where you’d like to be dropped-off.

*If you have any questions, please call us at 509-557-6177.

 

OFFICE HOURS:

Regular Office Hours are 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday, April 1st through October 31st. 

Winter Office Hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday, November 1st through March 31st

 

BUS BOARDING:

Bus fares are $1 per boarding as of January 1, 2022.

-Omak/Okanogan bus boards on 2nd Ave. in front of the TranGO office.

-Tonasket, Twisp and Pateros buses board in the alley, behind the TranGO office. Look for the green sign on the pole in the alley.

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April 18, 2022

As a result of a court order, effective April 18, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) January 29, 2021 Order requiring masks on public transportation conveyances and at transportation hubs is no longer in effect. Therefore TranGO is no longer requiring masks on-board the buses or transportation hub. We will however continue to provide masks for any passengers and/or drivers who choose to continue to use them.

We want to keep all of our passengers and drivers safe, so please stay home if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms.

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Title VI Notice to Public

It is Okanogan County Transit Authority (OCTA) policy to assure that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise discriminated against under any of its federally funded programs and activities. Any person who believes his/her Title VI protection has been violated, may file a complaint with OCTA’s Title VI Coordinator.  For additional information regarding Title VI complaint procedures and/or information regarding non-discrimination obligations, please contact OCTA’s Title VI Coordinator at (509) 557-6177

 

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